At the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, the German water polo team beat Romania 8-4 in the qualifying game, but then lost all three matches in the group stage against Hungary, Soviet Union and Egypt, and was eliminated. Goalkeeper GÃ¼nter Heine was a team member, and played for SSF Barmen Wuppertal in West Germany.
|1952 Summer||32||Helsinki||Water Polo||Men's Water Polo||Germany||GER||13T|
|1952 Summer||32||Helsinki||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Group B||Match #4||2||1952-07-28||HUN 9, GER 1|
|1952 Summer||32||Helsinki||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Qualifying Round||Match #3||1||1952-07-25||GER 8, ROU 4|